How prepared are we for fully autonomous vehicles?

From Boston to Austin, autonomous vehicles are being tested on city streets. It’s so common that the driverless cars are no longer head-turners. Some estimates are that 10 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020. However, the introduction of new multi-passenger self-driving shuttles is still turning heads. These vehicles are grabbing the attention of public-sector officials in dire need of people-moving options.

Public transportation needs drive large spending projections nationwide

Public transportation needs are great in the U.S. but the good news is that elected officials, taxpayers and the public at large obviously want to address the needs. Throughout the country, there is proof that citizens want to see public transportation needs addressed quickly. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently declared a state of emergency […]

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Will transportation projects change the way we travel?

Will a majority of Americans give up automobiles and rely on public transportation in the not-too-distant future?  Maybe not, but dependence on public transportation is definitely on the increase. Two things are happening as a result of this. Motorists are being tempted to abandon their automobiles and a large marketplace for companies with transit goods, […]

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Is this the future?

It sounds a bit futuristic – transportation systems that direct people and resources based on artificial intelligence. Is that really a possibility?  Actually, it’s happening now – in real time! When smart transportation technology first became part of the ever-changing transportation landscape, it was used primarily for traffic management. Now, smart transportation technology is used […]

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Airport modernization – next big wave of infrastructure Projects

The United States may boast the world’s top economy, but that’s not evident when travelers arrive at America’s front door. The country’s airports do not impress international travelers. Not even one American airport is listed in the top 25 in Skytrax’s 2016 survey of the world’s best airports. In fact, U.S. airports are so far […]

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Dueling infrastructure plans and the elephant in the room

If President Donald Trump is serious about his “Make America Great Again” campaign, state officials have more than 300 suggestions for him that they think will help do just that. And U.S. Senate Democrats are “trumping” his idea with an infrastructure plan of their own. The Trump plan calls for infusing $1 trillion in investments […]

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